Emily: Duchess of Leinster 1761-1814. A Study of Her Life and Times.

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Emily Fitzgerald, aka Lady Emily Lennox, The Countess of Kildare, and The Marchioness of Kildare, was the second of the famous Lennox sisters. She had massive quantities of kids and after her first husband died, married their tutor (9 years younger) and had some more kids. Emily and her family was the subject of the 1999 BBC miniseries The Aristocrats. An Austen contemporary from the aristocracy, with a fascinating story. The author is a professional historian as well as a family member with plenty of inside material. Heavily uses primary sources like diaries and letters. Worn dust jacket. Light foxing on end papers. Staples Press Ltd, London, NY. 1950. USED. $6.00
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